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Common Core Part LII:

Literacy’s Revenge

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Enduring

Understanding:

The Common Core

Standards Are ..

  • Fewer

  • Clearer

  • Higher

Essential Question

Essential Question How can I use Common Core as an opportunity? 4/21/12

How can I use Common Core as an opportunity?

Common Core: How Did We Get Here?

Common Core: How Did We Get Here? The rhetoric that changed the regimen. 4/21/12

The rhetoric that changed the regimen.

Expenditure

What’s Happened Since the 70s?

Math Scores Proficiency x Time x Country

Math Scores Proficiency x Time x Country 4/21/12

Science Scores Proficiency x Time x Country

Science Scores Proficiency x Time x Country 4/21/12

NAEP Scores

What Do You Think?

  • During the next four minutes, turn to your neighbor and discuss the slides just shown

  • Was there any statistic you didn’t know?

  • Why do you think this led to a national curriculum?

Common Core: Where Are We Going?

Common Core: Where Are We Going? A Preview of Upcoming Assessments 4/21/12

A Preview of Upcoming Assessments

Enduring

Understanding:

The Common Core

Standards Are ..

  • Fewer

  • Clearer

  • Higher

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Our New Friend…

Old vs. New

  • What are some similarities and differences?

  • What do you think is the most substantial change?

Peruse at Your Leisure…

www.k12.wa.us/SMARTER

So Now What?

Enduring

Understanding:

The Common Core

Standards Are ..

  • Fewer

    • Less means “more”

  • Clearer

    • Exchanging detail for recognition

  • Higher

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Common Core: What Are We Doing Now?

  • Professional Development of varying success

  • Formal and informal discussion

  • Looking through www.corestandards.org/

  • What Else?

What Does “Breaking Down” Mean?

  • Taking the major standards and breaking them into1-3 day “bits” of…

  • What kids should know (nouns)

    • What is an inference?

    • What determines “reliable” evidence?

  • What kids should be able to do (verbs)

    • Formulate an argument

    • Generate a logical thesis

  • What Does “Breaking Down” Mean?

    It makes sense to you.

    You can explain it simple terms

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    What Does “Breaking Down” Mean?

    Common Core ELA 9-10 Key Ideas and Details 1:

    Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to

    support analysis of what the text says explicitly

    as well as inferences drawn from the text.

    Nouns and Verbs

    Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

    Nouns and Verbs

    Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

    You Try

    • Circle the Nouns and Underline the verbs below:

    • Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.

    One Possible Response

    One Possible Response Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts,
    One Possible Response Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts,

    Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.

    One Possible Response Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts,
    One Possible Response Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts,

    Now What?

    Breaking It Down

    Date:

    Daily Target: Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what an informational text says explicitly

    We Will KNOW Textual evidence

    Analysis of text

    Explicit arguments

    Supporting details

    We Will Be Able to DO Quote from a text to show that I understand what it’s saying

    Final Jeopardy: After reading the text, please answer the following questions 1) Based on an analysis of the text, what is the author’s argument?

    1) Which of the following citations most strongly supports the author’s argument:

    A: second graders who were taught to read using the Core Knowledge program scored significantly higher on reading comprehension B: state reading and math exams have led many elementary and middle schools to whittle down their social studies and science instruction.

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    Above and Beyond: What conclusions can you draw from the passage?

    What Do You Think?

    • How will this impact instruction?

    • What opportunities does this present?

    That Won’t Get Them There!

    • That Won’t Get Them There!

    • Performance is dynamic

    • Integrate through application

    • YOU CAN DO THAT!

    • “Breaking Down” gives a road map for us and our kids

    So That’s It?

    • Necessary but not sufficient

    • How can we get together across curriculums to create formative assessments that help our kids reach the levels they need to be at cognitively.

    Essential Question

    Essential Question How can I use Common Core as an opportunity to change kids lives? 4/21/12

    How can I use Common Core as an opportunity to change kids lives?

    Directions for Breakout

    • Split into PLCs, if you are a member of two communities, please pick what fits best

    • In your e-mail there are the two planning tools shown today

    • There is also a link to a Google Doc with links to the Common Core standards

    • Find your content and grade level standards (most have looked at the College and Career Ready standards, FAR may consider unpacking those standards and sharing)

    • Decide on a planning tool and begin “breaking down” the standards as a PLC

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